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Green County Cheese Days
September 14, 2018
September 16, 2018
Green County Cheese Days
February 14, 2016
Monroe Town Square
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1016 16th Avenue, Monroe, WI, 53566, United States
Green County Cheese Days

Monroe is an epicenter of cheesemaking in the heart of Green County – even their high school team name is the “Cheesemakers.” The city and county celebrates every other year Green County Cheese Days, a three-day hullabaloo filled with food, music, dancing, contests, crafts, cheesemaking, cow milking, yodeling, and even Wisconsin’s only parade led by Brown Swiss Cows.



Monroe’s beautiful town square centers around the gorgeous Green County Courthouse and fills up with all the fun. From a beer and Limburger sandwich at Baumgartner’s to the 5K & 10K Cheese Days Chase, from arts & crafts to actual cow milking, Cheese Days is a blast.

You can check out the Children’s Parade on Friday and the main Swiss Colony Cheese Days Parade on Sunday.

Get the schedule and details on all of their events at the Cheese Days website. Scroll down for more details, including the schedule for the Main Stage lineup!


Highways 11, 59, 69, and 81 all bring you to Monroe. The three days of festivities are also right next to the Minhas Craft Brewery, which is worth a tour, and the lovely trappings of Green County, including New Glarus just up Highway 69. Make a weekend of it!

Green County Cheese Days Address:

1016 16th Avenue
Monroe, WI 53566
(608) 325-7771

Cheese Days Main Stage Lineup

Friday, September 14

Noon – Kerry Christensen (Alpine and Western Master Yodeler)
1:30 pm – Barefoot Becky (German-style Polka Music)
3 pm – Alphorns
3:15 pm – Kerry Christensen (Alpine and Western Master Yodeler)
4:15 pm – Children’s Swiss Music Concert
5 pm – Cheese Days Children’s Parade
6 pm – Opening Ceremony
7:15 pm – Monroe Swiss Singers
8:15 pm – Alphorns
8:30 pm – Road Trip – live from Oshkosh Wisconsin with high energy top rock hits!

Saturday, September 15

10:30 am – Kerry Christensen (Alpine and Western Master Yodeler)
11:20 am – Introduction of Cheese Days Royalty
Noon – Monroe City Band – directed by Brian Bruggeman
1:15 pm – Zweifel Brothers
2:30 pm – Swiss Miss Dancers
3 pm – Doo Wop Daddies
4:30 pm – Recognition of Cheese Days VIP’s and alumni entertainers followed by Alphorn entertainment
5 pm – New Glarus Jodlerklub (Yodel Club)
6 pm – Kerry Christensen (Alpine and Western Master Yodeler)
7 pm – Wheel House
8:30 pm – Boogie and the Yo-yo’z – the hottest party band in Wisconsin…and maybe Iowa too!

Sunday, September 16

10 am – Swiss Canton Fashion Show – New Glarus Wilhelm Tell Usherettes
(Note: Worship Service at 10 am in the Hospitality Tent)
10:30 am – Kerry Christensen (Alpine and Western Master Yodeler)
11:30 am – Goodtime Dutchmen – 3rd Generation Family Polka Band
12:45 pm – Swiss Colony Cheese Days Parade
3 pm – Goodtime Dutchmen – 3rd Generation Family Polka Band
4:30 pm – New Glarus Mannerchor (Men’s Choir)
5 pm – Kerry Christensen – Alpine and Western Master Yodeler